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#2787366 - 10/29/12 03:52 PM Econo-Matic vs regular quick strut:
tommygunn Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 2780
Loc: usa
Is there any other difference besides the struts used? (Econo-matic has Monro-matic while the premium quick strut has the OESpectrum/Sensatrac)

The price difference between the two is much wider than the difference in price of the Monro-matic and OES bare struts thmemselves.

The Econo-matic is priced like Leacree but at least Monroe is somewhat of a reputable company. Monroe only has one line of strut boots, mounts, springs, etc.

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#2787372 - 10/29/12 04:00 PM Re: Econo-Matic vs regular quick strut: [Re: tommygunn]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3396
Loc: USA
Economatic is probably equal to their "Monroe Matic" line of shocks and struts.Low end.

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#2787375 - 10/29/12 04:02 PM Re: Econo-Matic vs regular quick strut: [Re: tommygunn]
zzyzzx Online   content


Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 1712
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
There is no lifetime warranty on the MonroeMatic or Economatic struts. The OE Spectrum / Sensatrac do have a lifetime warranty.

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#2787449 - 10/29/12 05:11 PM Re: Econo-Matic vs regular quick strut: [Re: tommygunn]
MarkStock Offline


Registered: 10/23/12
Posts: 635
Loc: CA
Sensatrac say OE ride quality and lifetime warranty.

Economy say they are not OE ride quality and very short warranty.

Most people who I have seen commenting on this say avoid economy.

You can still order in time for the 4 for 3 rebate deal. This will lessen the price difference. I just picked up 4 quick struts for the after rebate price of $70 each delivered.

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#2787463 - 10/29/12 05:25 PM Re: Econo-Matic vs regular quick strut: [Re: tommygunn]
MarkStock Offline


Registered: 10/23/12
Posts: 635
Loc: CA
Also, Gabriel have a rebate until Oct 31 also.

In my case they were $100 more after rebate for all 4 shocks.

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#2787593 - 10/29/12 07:34 PM Re: Econo-Matic vs regular quick strut: [Re: tommygunn]
artificialist Offline


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 6899
Loc: Florida
Econo-matic means they use the cheap blue Monroe-matic struts. Avoid them, they last 30,000 miles at best.
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